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The Sunless Sea: “Void” has been made into a stunning stop motion video!

Charleston, SC based singer and songwriter Witte Crosby, better known by his moniker, The Sunless Sea, has released a six-track EP, entitled “NO GHOSTS” with the help of co-producer Manny Sanchez, also known for his work with artists such as Fall Out Boy. There are hardly the words to describe how utterly beautiful this EP is. The Sunless Sea’s songwriting has a unique, enigmatic quality that keeps the music both supremely engaging and undeniably unique. It is virtually impossible to have a favorite song on this EP but if I had to pick one I would choose, for the lyrics,

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Nina Paolicelli: “Look” – Minimal but rich-sounding, with her voice front and center

Nina Paolicelli is an American singer, songwriter and philanthropist, originally from Rochester, NY. In 2013, in the wake of an abusive relationship, Nina’s mother moved both Nina and her brother to Los Angeles, where Nina was able to pursue her dream of becoming a singer. She has just released her powerful and moving single, “Look” which uncovers the issues related to domestic violence.  As a young child, Nina was a silent victim to the abuse her mother endured, so the song was written from a child’s perspective. Nina hopes that “Look” will motivate and encourage sufferers to not accept abuse

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Charlee M. takes us on a time travel to the Roaring Twenties with her second single “Back In Time”

Charlee M. takes us on a time travel to the glorious days of the “Roaring Twenties” with her second single “Back In Time”  This era is known for being the golden age for art, economy and science, but also for a new self-confidence of women. Old patriarchal supremacies broke up, women emancipated in their jobs and represented themselves as attractive temptations with short dresses and long cigarette holders. But you don’t have to expect Jazz or Barbershop Music.  “Back In Time” is a modern, radio and club friendly pop song. Polished vocals mix up with stomping beats and pumping basses!

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Ghost of a DJ: “Caravan” ft. Lizzy Ashliegh – breathy melodic euphoria to stripped back minimalism

Ghost of a DJ is an electronic music producer, songwriter and DJ. Active as of 2016, with initial releases on the Analog Music Box label, Ghost of a DJ, whose identity remains anonymous behind an intricately designed mask, has a primary genre focus of Deep House with evident crossover in Pop, Soul and R&B, among others. Ghost of a DJ’s debut self-written and produced single, “Caravan”, also features Lizzy Ashliegh on vocals. “Caravan” is a personal and intimate narrative through the diverse and rich soundscapes. It straddles house flavors, and walks a delicate and admirable path, along the increasingly divided

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KORR-A: “Everybody Get Down” – a huge step toward not only credibility, but excellence as a pop star

KORR-A exploded onto the scene in 2013 with “Fiyacraka”, taking the U.S. and Europe by storm, since then, in 2015 she has moved on to working with Dutch producer Tearce “Kizzo”, who has collaborated with everyone from Afrojack and Inna to Jason Derulo, Pitbull and Ne-Yo. Now the Los Angeles based artist has unleashed her latest single “Everybody Get Down”, which marks her new musical direction. “Everybody Get Down” expresses a savviness of what pop music can be when exhaustive work is put into both performance and production, when a song is crafted into perfection. The hook presents itself almost

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Reek4Real X Loui Kavano: “Everything Happens For A Reason” delivers skills and charisma!

“Everything Happens For A Reason” is a very solid mixtape. Reek4Real X Loui Kavano both have the skills and charisma that it takes to make a mixtape that you can listen to without skipping any tracks. They switch flows and subject matter throughout the 25 tracks, making it even more entertaining. The beats are impressive throughout. The producers realize the potential that Reek4Real and Loui Kavano have and they lend some excellent tracks to rhyme over. Taj Taylor, Jacob Beats, J, SlickGoHam, Bruce Wayne, Keenan, The Beat Plug, SaruBeatz, and mostly Shane Alexander, give them the star production that most

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BOYZ RECORDS ARTIST SHIEST CITY RELEASES “LIFE LIKE THIS” FT. JADAKISS AND DYCE PAYNE!

BOYZ RECORDS ARTIST SHIEST CITY RELEASES SECOND SINGLE – “LIFE LIKE THIS” FT. JADAKISS AND DYCE PAYNE Boyz Records and Shiest City are pleased to announce the worldwide release of Shiest City’s new single, “Life Like This,” featuring hip-hop icon Jadakiss and Dyce Payne, produced by Dayzel. It will be made immediately available on April 30, 2016 via  iTunes,  Amazon Music,  SoundCloud, Shiest City’s official  website, and more. Shiest City brings his diverse and multicultural hip hop influences from Brooklyn, as he blends brass, percussion, multiple vocal tracks, and more in “Life Like This.” Shiest brings an original flair to all

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Prymal brings a much needed message of love and positivity

For Prymal, music is the very oxygen of life. It has remained a lifelong passion for him – a passion that only intensifies with each day. A true lover of the arts, he believes in the preservation of creativity and invites his listeners on a lyrical journey that travels profound depths and electrifying heights. Always staying faithful to his poetic roots, his debut album ranges from hard-hitting dancehall club pumpers to smooth reggae. Born on the island of Jamaica, his unique life experiences have been a constant spring of inspiration in his musical career. He’s been developing his musical journey

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Amsterdam based collective Rob Klerkx & The Secret announce new album!

Amsterdam based collective Rob Klerkx & The Secret are proud to announce the release of their latest album titled ‘Live at IJland Studio’. Recorded during one session at the renowned IJland Studio, located in the band’s hometown, the album features dynamic live performances of 10 songs taken from previous studio releases. Engineers Iwan Legro and Remko Schouten have captured each instrument with exceptional warmth and clarity, contributing to an experience which effectively places the listener front row and centre stage. To compliment the audio, the entire session has been filmed in HD and is available for viewing via the band’s

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Eli Purks: “Forever Starts Tonight” will make you want to get up and move!

I generally avoid mainstream pop music like the plague. Any industry that pretends to link art to an assembly line should be stamped out of existence.  It was quite a relief to find that I enjoyed “Forever Starts Tonight” as much as I do, mostly due to the fact that Eli Purks’ remarkable talent reaches high, low, and in between on this track. Granted, I have been listening to Eli Purks for a while, and at least since his “Good As I’ll Ever Be” single. I already liked his image, voice, arrangements and musical style. However I am also a

Toya Nash: “Him…” Edgy, Raw and Impassioned

Toya Nash is a classically trained mezzo-Soprano, and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious Actors Studio Drama School in Manhattan. She is also an accomplished actress of both stage and screen and can be seen in the feature, Trapped.

Toya also founded The LANA Company, her own line of natural bath and body products, as well as being the founder of Coach Your Craft, a coaching company for voice and acting. Toya is a strong believer in giving back, and often sponsors children and teens by offering free voice and acting workshops through Coach Your Craft.

Toya Nash has just released her debut EP, Him…, and she is currently performing at various venues throughout the US.

Toya has one heck of a voice and the kind of secure yet relaxed performance style which carries the Ep through with convincing, energetic and charismatic flair. She puts so much feeling and meaning into every track, you’ll feel the words hit your chest. The passion she delivers, makes you to feel how good this music is.

The Ep has a sound all of its own. It achieves a superb balance between professional production and understated clean minimalistic sound. It’s clear, crisp and uncluttered, and the compositions are strong enough to stand proud against some of the classics of this genre. The acoustic guitar and bass riffs will probably cause a few jaws to drop too, as they are just sublime in places. Toya’s sound is rugged R&B, dipped into heartrending soul, and all spiced up with a sprinkling of pop and rock.

My absolute favorites, “No Pressure” and “Let Me In,” are edgy, raw and impassioned. This is exactly where I think Toya should be. Her handling of slowly calibrated laments, is really overwhelming. This is the sound of a gifted artist who has created an extremely accomplished piece of art.

I could use dozens of superlatives but nothing could properly express my joy over the songs on this Ep, which are both organic sounding yet very sophisticated. So what’s so good about it? Well… everything really, but most of all Toya’s voice, which goes from soft and pure, to intense and confident. Sometimes in the same song.

She sounds so authentic, so real, and so unique, while the music creates stunning backdrops for her vocal deliveries, whether languid like “No Pressure,” or upbeat and groovy on “Nobody Like You.” The songs arouse all kinds of emotions from the beginning to the end, it takes you on a musical journey that will desperately leave you wanting more.

“Him…” sums up Toya Nash’s considerable talents. She has a fantastic voice, full of emotion, and is able to relate complex feelings in a simple form. This is the mark of a true vocal artist.

Hopefully next time around, Toya will deliver us a full length album, to bathe our ears in, as the four-tracks on this Ep is just a wicked teaser!

Multi-talented artist, Toya Nash

Multi-talented artist, Toya Nash

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